UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Ph.D. student David Diaz recently authored an article on carbon neutrality and forest products for Western Forester, a publication of the Society of American Foresters.Read more
This week, SEFS will welcome Forest Health Scientist Derek Churchill with the Washington Department of Natural Resources as the SEFS Seminar speaker. He will present, “Integrating Landscape Restoration, Climate Adaptation, and Wildfire Management in Western Forests” at 3:30 p.m.Read more
A new study published in the Journal of Environmental Management and co-authored by School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Professor L. Monika Moskal found that the use of green roofs in the Pacific Northwest effectively manages and reduces stormwater runoff.Read more
Feb. 17 SEFS Seminar: University of Colorado’s Laura Dee to present on how global change impacts biodiversity
This week, SEFS welcomes Laura Dee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Colorado, Boulder, as the Seminar speaker. She will present, “Quantifying how global change impacts biodiversity and ecosystem services” at 3:30 p.m.Read more
This week’s SEFS Seminar will welcome Heida L. Diefenderfer, Ph.D., earth scientist with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Affiliate Assistant Professor. She will present, “Role of Long-Term Ecological Research in Large-Scale Restoration.”
Evergreen State College faculty John Withey to discuss wildlife responses to climate change at Feb. 3 SEFS seminar
SEFS is proud to welcome John Withey, Ph.D., Director and faculty member of Evergreen State College’s Graduate Program on the Environment as our Seminar speaker on Feb. 3. He will present, “Wildlife responses to climate change, carbon pricing policies and forest landowner decisions in the Pacific Northwest.”
Withey received his Ph.D.
As the Trump administration exited the White House, it gave one last “kick in the beak” to the Northern Spotted Owl, according to a Post Alley story.
The administration reduced the amount by nearly one-third of critical habitat protected for the owl in Washington, Oregon and California.
A UW School of Environmental & Forest Sciences emeritus professor has published a new book that charts the history of the university’s College of Forestry, the predecessor of SEFS.
In “Saving Forest Ecosystems: A Century Plus of Research and Education at the University of Washington,” Robert Edmonds writes about the early days of logging to the days of preserving old-growth forests and the current era of climate change.